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  1. able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to make (something) weatherproof.
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Origin of weatherproof

First recorded in 1610–20; weather + -proof
Related formsweath·er·proof·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for weatherproof

Historical Examples

  • Weatherproof shelters had to be built as rapidly as possible.

    Space Prison

    Tom Godwin

  • One need say no more, except that they were, in the main, weatherproof.

    The One-Way Trail

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • Regular meals and weatherproof lodgings will not do this long.

    Lay Morals

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • You'll have pens and weatherproof notebooks to copy it down in.

    The Old Die Rich

    Horace Leonard Gold

  • As he did so a scanning light went on in the weatherproof niche.

    The Mighty Dead

    William Campbell Gault

British Dictionary definitions for weatherproof


  1. designed or able to withstand exposure to weather without deterioration
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  1. (tr) to render (something) weatherproof
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Derived Formsweatherproofness, noun
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